Several shootings, including one fatal, in Columbus overnight

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police responded to several shootings overnight, including one that turned fatal.

Police were called to the 600 block of Kingsford Road Saturday night around 10:43 p.m. to find George Gregory Miguel, 22, unresponsive with gunshot wounds. He was transported to Grant Hospital in critical condition where he died around 11:19 p.m.

A mother and child were shot on the 300 block of Wespot Dr. just before 11 p.m. Saturday. Police found the woman with a graze wound to her right arm and her four-year-old child shot in the foot. The victim told police that a shootout broke out in the parking lot of their apartment complex, hitting both.

A motorcyclist was shot in the face in the area of W. Mound St. and the I-70 ramp around 2:18 Sunday morning. Witnesses say the victim was riding with a group of motorcyclists when a reckless driver came close to striking them. One rider in the group confronted the motorist, telling him to slow down, according to police. At some point, the suspect fired shots at the group, striking the victim and causing him to crash his motorcycle into another vehicle. The victim was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information on any of these shootings is asked to call Columbus Police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS.

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